Adolescent spirituality and resilience: Theory, research, and educational practices

@inproceedings{Kim2011AdolescentSA,
  title={Adolescent spirituality and resilience: Theory, research, and educational practices},
  author={Sangwon Kim and Giselle B. Esquivel},
  year={2011}
}
Spirituality is a universal phenomenon and an inherent aspect of human nature that unfolds during adolescence as the individual searches for transcendence, meaning, and purpose in life. Recently, spirituality has received attention as a source of resilience for adolescents. Theoretical perspectives and empirical research suggest that spirituality (distinctly and in relation to religiosity) promotes healthy development in adolescents, enhances the ability to cope, and leads to positive outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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